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11th Warwick Postgraduate Conference in Applied Linguistics 2008


The aim of the Postgraduate Conference is provide postgraduate students with the opportunity to present their research, to attend experts' keynote presentations, to meet peers who engage in similar research activities, to practise their presentation skills, and to get valuable feedback on their research.

Plenary Speakers

"Researching L2 motivation:

Towards combined

qualitative/quantitative paradigms"


Professor Zoltán Dörnyei

University of Nottingham


"Death to the topic sentence"




Professor Michael Hoey

University of Liverpool


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Thank you to our sponsors

We would like to thank and acknowledge the following sponsors for their generous contribution to the success of this conference:

  • Warwick University for conference venues
  • Centre for Applied Linguistics for sponsorship of the conference posters, coffee breaks, and other conference expenses
  • Continuum, Equinox, Palgrave macmillan and Routledge publishing for sponsorship of the delegates' packs and sample books

2008 Conference Committee is most grateful for the financial support from all these sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring a part of the 11th Warwick Postgraduate Conference in Applied Linguistics, please contact CK Jung at


Video Highlights


Conference Poster

poster(PDF Document)

Call for Papers

cfp(PDF Document) 

Conference Programme

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Conference Abstracts

wpgc_2008(PDF Document)